midsummer

Part of speech: noun

The middle of summer.

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Usage examples "midsummer":

  1. It was the time of rich, deep midsummer in the North Woods which had brought them back to the Settlement on their way to Lebarge. - "Wolf Breed", Jackson Gregory.
  2. When the sun was hot they would come to life again, and give themselves up for an hour or so to the old delight; the big, strong flies were just as much alive as in midsummer. - "Wanderers", Knut Hamsun.
  3. And though his language shows great familiarity with the later plays of Shakespeare, especially The Tempest, he admitted comparatively few of their metrical licenses and followed in the main the versification of the Midsummer Night's Dream and the earlier tragedies. - "The Principles of English Versification", Paull Franklin Baum.